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New York City's 24-Hour Subway Service Could End, Ruining Lives, Under Proposal

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An influential think tank has proposed ending 24-hour subway service in New York City - a seismic change to the cornerstone of the identity for a city that never sleeps.
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New York City Ballet Chief Peter Martins Has Stepped Down Amid Accusations of Sexual Harassment

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Peter Martins, the influential leader of New York City Ballet for three decades, has taken a leave of absence pending an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.
The company confirmed late Thursday that 71-year-old Martins had requested and was granted a temporary leave from both the company and the affiliated School of American Ballet until an independent investigation concluded. The probe, which is being conducted by a law firm, was launched after the company received an anonymous letter accusing Martins of past sexual harassment. City Ballet has said that allegation was not...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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New York City collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent in taxes on a nearly half billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Italian Renaissance artist's “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450 million during a record-breaking auction at Christie's last month to a buyer reported to be a Saudi prince. But unless he decides to hang the work in a Manhattan pied-a-terre, or ships it using the wrong type of carrier, the city won't get any taxes.
That's because the state's laws are structured so that out-of-town buyers generally don't get hit with big tax...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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NYC Ballet chief accused of harassment takes leave from job

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Longtime New York City Ballet chief Peter Martins has taken a leave of absence from his post pending an investigation into alleged sexual harassment. The company confirmed late Thursday that...
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Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

A 44-year-old Haverhill, Massachusetts, man is facing more than a dozen charges connected to various invasions of privacy near the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Read more ...

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

Police said the man slid down the chimney of a business, trying to break in, but got stuck. Read more ...

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

The blaze northwest of Los Angeles grew by 3,000 acres overnight and although Santa Ana winds eased on Friday, they are expected to return with a vengeance over the weekend. Read more ...

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

Congressional Republicans' final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans. Read more ...

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

BOSTON - The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip. Read more ...

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

President Donald Trump's private lawyers are slated to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller and members of his team as soon as next week for what the President's team... Read more ...

This website lets you check movies and TV shows for sexual misconduct...

This website lets you check movies and TV shows for sexual misconduct allegations

Is your favorite movie in this new database? Read more ...

'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

Fans were in line and in costume for the opening of the newest film in the sci-fi saga. Read more ...

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

The Carolina Panthers said in a news release Friday afternoon that the team's owner and founder is being investigated. Read more ...

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

An earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country's island of Java. Read more ...